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Gamification Taxonomy

Gamification Taxonomy | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
We have conducted extensive empirical research over the last 4 years as part of a university PhD program to develop the world's first comprehensive enterprise gamification taxonomy. Our taxonomy ha...

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, June 13, 4:44 AM
An interesting taxonomy designed to help instructors to bring their game on
Josi Sierra's curator insight, June 15, 3:31 AM
Gamifikazioaren Taxonomia interesgarri bat daukagu bat
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How Hooked's Clever UI Turns Teens Into Voracious Readers

How Hooked's Clever UI Turns Teens Into Voracious Readers | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
With Hooked, the medium informs the style of writing, not the other way around.
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Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition

Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Do you know the answer to the next simple question? "What do you know about web 2.0 technology?" What's so interesting about this video, is the simple fact that none of these so called digital natives are familiar with the term web 2.0. Although they never had a life without technology, they just don't know…

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María Medín's curator insight, July 13, 9:41 AM
A simply way to understand evolution's web
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This article gives me hope that someday the Internet will be a real resource for specific information without the mountains of unnecessary information that doesn't really apply to my searches.
EuroSys Education's curator insight, July 20, 1:35 AM
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How Facebook's Big Bet On Chatbots Might Remake The UX Of The Web

With chatbots, Facebook wants to turn Messenger into a one-stop shop for everything from booking flights to reading news. The UX is key.
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This Data-Viz Tool Is As Easy To Use As A Post-It Note

Beam makes charts and graphs simple and disposable. Which could be great for increasing the public's graphic literacy.
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Digital Tools Series - TedEd

Digital Tools Series - TedEd | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
TED Ed is a great tool for creating online lessons around videos. It enables you to structure a sequence of interactive activities around the video clip th...

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Download instructions, teaching suggestions and tips for getting started as well as a tutorial video. Free.

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MIT Has Invented The Crazy, Sensor-Loaded Duct Tape Of The Future

MIT Has Invented The Crazy, Sensor-Loaded Duct Tape Of The Future | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Now turning your clothes and housewares into computers is as easy as adding a piece of tape.
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Materials continue to influence computing power, usage and usability as this does.  A new kind of interface.

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Facebook's Product Design Director Explains One Of Its Biggest UX Changes In Years

Facebook's Product Design Director Explains One Of Its Biggest UX Changes In Years | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Not everything in life is Likable.
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Google Ventures On How Sketching Can Unlock Big Ideas

Google Ventures On How Sketching Can Unlock Big Ideas | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Jake Knapp, author of "Sprint," reveals a four-step process for sketching your way to greatness.
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The first step for many prototypes, then collaborate, then re-draw, then test with users.  Then re-draw, etc.

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How Google Is Turning Cities Into R&D Labs

From autonomous vehicles to building codes, Sidewalk Labs is thinking about problems and solutions that could shape cities for centuries.
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Would love to work on this interface design and see the data!

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What Bendable Screens Mean For The Future Of UI

What Bendable Screens Mean For The Future Of UI | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Deformable displays have the potential to be every bit as revolutionary as the touchscreen. Here's why.
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Good review of possibilities and practical uses for the bendable especially on phones.

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The Most Important Design Principles Of Voice UX

Just because voice interaction is a relatively new technology doesn't mean the fundamentals of user-centered design don't apply.
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New topic for usability and  quite important.

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6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.
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Need for incorporating newest trends including wearables and diversity

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A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.
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A Simple Button Could Fix One Of Mobile's Most Annoying UX Flaws

A Simple Button Could Fix One Of Mobile's Most Annoying UX Flaws | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Button creates deep links between mobile apps so that tapping a button in one app performs that function in another.
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The UX Of Ethics: Should Google Tell You If You Have Cancer?

Big data can spot things we'd never see coming. But are companies like Google and Amazon responsible for telling us the bad news?
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Google Built An App That Critiques Other Apps

Snapchat. Facebook. Netflix. Spotify. Kik. Which app best accommodates disabilities? Google's new Accessibility Scanner tells us.
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Apple, Google, And The Race To Create A Skeuomorphism You Don't Hate

Two powerful companies are re-inventing one of the oldest, most-hated ideas in UX. You're already hard-wired to love it.
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This is very promising and let's us know that the big guys are working on making our devices less bothersome
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The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear

The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Experts in UX, AI, and product design weigh in on the next big modality in computing.
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Even Don Norman has weighed in on this.  Must read.  
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Sony's Latest Design Experiment: A Remote Control For Your Entire Life

Sony's Latest Design Experiment: A Remote Control For Your Entire Life | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
A universal e-ink remote? It makes more sense than you think.
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The Future Of Tangible Interfaces: 5 Insights Backed By Science

How much do we really know about what makes an interaction pleasurable for a user? These researchers are quantifying the guessing game.
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Some additional principles for design, with research

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The Next Great Display Technology? Water

The Next Great Display Technology? Water | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
An MIT prototype turns the water flowing from the faucet into a digital display.
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Be sure to watch the video about the aquatop.

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33 Interesting Ways to Use Mobile Phones in the Classroom


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Always up for more ideas.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 19, 5:13 PM

Some of these suggestions are essentially the same thing, but there are still some great ideas here. 

Edgar Mata's curator insight, February 20, 10:44 PM

Me parece muy interesante el uso de la opción 1: Códigos QR, tal vez para dar alguna pista acerca de los problemas en los que se está trabajando o para encargar tarea...

Conviene probar algunas de estas formas de trabajo.

Miquel Fitó Badal's curator insight, February 22, 8:12 AM

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Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking

Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
By studying underserved communities, the tech giant hopes to improve the user experience for everyone.
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Not so new.  It's called "Universal Design" and its use benefits all because we all need help in some way and it always includes the user's needs.  But did not know that the typewriter was invented so that a blind persons would write clearer.

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A Practical Guide To Invisible Design

A Practical Guide To Invisible Design | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
With examples from Dropbox, Gmail, and more, here's a no-nonsense guide to creating user experiences that are so natural, they feel invisible.
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Now using Adobe Muse for design and this is a nice complement.

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